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French translation: frères ou soeurs

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English term or phrase:brethren
French translation:frères ou soeurs
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05:39 Mar 1, 2001
English to French translations [PRO]
Science
English term or phrase: brethren
Context : Remove the sponge cell from the sponge, prevent it from finding its way back to its brethren, and it dies.
Thanks in advance!!
ALemeunier
France
Local time: 01:16
soeurs
Explanation:
I just add to what I have already said that your sentence means that should a cell be separated from its "cellules soeurs" it should die
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Bono
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Summary of answers provided
nasoeursBono
na(cellules) soeursAlbert Golub
nasoeurs or camaradesBono
nacellules soeursPerrine


  

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9 mins
cellules soeurs


Explanation:
le terme "brethren" est peu usité. On le trouve surtout dans la littérature des siècles précédents. Il signifie "frère". Il s'agit ici des autres cellules qui forment le tissu.

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Perrine

Perrine
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12 mins
soeurs or camarades


Explanation:
A brethen is a frère (in both the figurative and the religious sens), but a cell is feminin in French, so choose soeurs (sisters)
You could also use "camarades" but it is a bit too raw for your translation

Bono
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12 mins
(cellules) soeurs


Explanation:
btethren = broyhers en biologie on parle de cellules soeurs
860 entrees sur yahoo.fr
cellules ne doit pas forcément etre répété= de ses soeurs
hope it helps

Albert Golub
Local time: 01:16
Native speaker of: French
PRO pts in pair: 2094

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14 mins
soeurs


Explanation:
I just add to what I have already said that your sentence means that should a cell be separated from its "cellules soeurs" it should die


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Bono
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Native speaker of: Native in FrenchFrench, Native in EnglishEnglish
PRO pts in pair: 235
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